Corona: Questions and answers on entry and stay in Switzerland, the exceptions and suspension of visas

High-risk countries

Entering Switzerland

Travelling through Switzerland

Freedom of movement

Situations of special necessity

Health-related measures at the border / Quarantine

Information for international travellers

Visa regulations

Rules for UK citizens (Brexit)

Entering Switzerland to work or study

Family reunification and preparing for weddings

General questions

For enquiries by telephone, very long waiting times must be expected. Please therefore send your questions by email to whenever possible.

Only call the SEM helpline in emergencies: +41 58 465 77 60

We are continuously expanding our helpline team and apologise for any inconvenience!

If you have questions about the form to be completed on entry, the negative test result requirement or the quarantine requirement that applies to people arriving in or returning to Switzerland from certain countries, please consult the website of the Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH):
Helpline FOPH: +41 58 464 44 88 (6am-11pm).

Anyone who evades quarantine commits an offence under the Epidemics Act and may be fined up to CHF 10,000.


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Last modification 24.01.2022

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